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Options for Independent Living

Cuyahoga Options for Independent Living is a flexible,

affordable program that provides in-home care to 

Cuyahoga County residents who, because of income

and/or assets, are not eligible for Medicaid

waiver programs.



Services Provided:

  • Medical Transportation
  • Emergency Response System
  • Personal care
  • Homemaker services
  • Home delivered meals
  • Information and assistance
  • Chore
  • Case management by skilled social workers

To be eligible clients must be:

  • 18+ years of age
  • Cuyahoga County residents
  • Living in a private home or apartment (excluding assisted living residences, adult care homes, nursing homes, and group homes)
  • Eligible for support services based on an assessment of need for assistance with daily activities. Examples: adults with limited vision, who walk with a cane, or who need help with bathing and/or food preparation
  • Managing expenses on a modest monthly income with limited financial reserves

95% of Options clients rate their services as “good” or “excellent”



For further information, or to make referral by phone, call Options Intake at (216) 420-6700.